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KR [NYSE]
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E21.50 EPS (ttm)3.24 Insider Own0.70% Shs Outstand491.32M Perf Week-3.73%
Market Cap34.22B Forward P/E18.74 EPS next Y3.72 Insider Trans-7.11% Shs Float466.70M Perf Month0.22%
Income1.63B PEG1.80 EPS next Q0.90 Inst Own79.60% Short Float2.08% Perf Quarter16.73%
Sales106.48B P/S0.32 EPS this Y4.70% Inst Trans-0.31% Short Ratio2.46 Perf Half Y36.46%
Book/sh10.81 P/B6.44 EPS next Y9.39% ROA5.50% Target Price70.47 Perf Year66.39%
Cash/sh0.54 P/C129.62 EPS next 5Y11.98% ROE31.80% 52W Range41.75 - 73.60 Perf YTD8.76%
Dividend0.74 P/FCF34.74 EPS past 5Y8.90% ROI11.80% 52W High1.30% Beta0.78
Dividend %1.06% Quick Ratio0.20 Sales past 5Y5.30% Gross Margin20.80% 52W Low78.60% ATR0.89
Employees375000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q11.20% Oper. Margin2.80% RSI (14)68.43 Volatility1.19% 1.13%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.17 EPS Q/Q29.80% Profit Margin1.50% Rel Volume3.12 Prev Close69.65
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.83 EarningsMar 05 BMO Payout20.80% Avg Volume3.95M Price74.56
Recom2.00 SMA203.74% SMA509.06% SMA20032.77% Volume10,261,450 Change7.05%
Feb-02-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $70 → $80
Dec-10-14Reiterated Argus Buy $58 → $67
Dec-05-14Initiated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $64 → $66
Dec-02-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $65 → $70
Nov-26-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $57 → $65
Sep-18-14Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $58
Sep-09-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $65
Sep-08-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $53 → $54
Jul-24-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $56
Jun-23-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-23-14Downgrade Hilliard Lyons Long-term Buy → Neutral
Jun-20-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $40 → $48
Jun-03-14Initiated Oppenheimer Outperform $55
Apr-07-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $46 → $50
Mar-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $40 → $43
Mar-07-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $41 → $48
Dec-06-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $38 → $40
Sep-26-13Initiated Deutsche Bank Buy $46
Sep-13-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $34 → $38
Sep-13-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $39 → $41
Mar-05-15 01:36PM  Kroger Shares Up On Q4 Beat, Solid Full-Year Outlook at Investor's Business Daily +7.05%
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12:01PM  Dunkin' shares set to deliver, Kroger killing it Yahoo Finance
11:01AM  Supermarkets soar, the economy's obesity problem and a jobs preview Yahoo Finance
10:54AM  Kroger tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
10:48AM  Kroger beats Street 4Q forecasts AP
10:44AM  Stocks Open Quietly Higher; Drugmakers Rally On AbbVie Deal at Investor's Business Daily
10:23AM  Kroger gains on higher profit; AbbVie slides on merger news at MarketWatch
10:13AM  Kroger (KR) Stock Is Up Today on Earnings Beat at TheStreet
10:06AM  Kroger (KR) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y - Tale of the Tape Zacks
10:00AM  Kroger forecast beats, helped by mergers, fuel margins Reuters
09:55AM  Here's how Kroger earnings surprised analysts at bizjournals.com
09:26AM  Kroger Profit Rises 23% at The Wall Street Journal
08:58AM  Kroger shares rise after profit, outlook top estimates at MarketWatch
08:57AM  Kroger Quarterly Earnings Top Estimates as Same-Store Sales Jump at Bloomberg
08:53AM  Supermarket operator Kroger's profit rises 23 pct Reuters
Mar-04-15 06:24PM  This is who the markets could be following at CNBC
03:35PM  What to Expect From Kroger Earnings at 24/7 Wall St.
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09:53AM  What to Expect When Kroger (KR) Reports Earnings Results on Thursday at TheStreet
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12:05PM  Walmarts Stock Performance Has Been Below Par Market Realist
11:50AM  Will Kroger's (KR) Earnings Beat Estimates this Season? - Analyst Blog Zacks
08:40AM  Five things you need to know today, and a special, special anniversary for bald men at bizjournals.com
08:33AM  Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for The Kroger Co. (KR) - Tale of the Tape Zacks
Mar-02-15 06:05PM  Walmarts Capital Structure A Mix Of Debt And Equity Market Realist
02:40PM  Will Best Buy (BBY) Q4 Earnings Disappoint Investors? - Analyst Blog Zacks
02:30PM  Surprise! Analyst sees signs of Kroger earnings weakness at bizjournals.com
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Mar-01-15 06:49PM  It's Going To Be A Big Earnings Week For These Retailers Benzinga
09:15AM  7 Top Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead at 24/7 Wall St.
Feb-27-15 08:10PM  Supermarket giant Kroger eyeing Hawaii for first Isle location at bizjournals.com
06:17PM  Cramer game plan: Rest up-this will charge higher! at CNBC
06:00PM  Netflix, Buffett & jobs next week: Cramer CNBC
04:05PM  Analyzing Walmarts Cost Structure With US And Overseas Firms Market Realist
11:58AM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
11:30AM  Kroger Announces Human Resources Succession Plan PR Newswire
Feb-26-15 07:04PM  Lightning Round: This is back in renaissance mode at CNBC
05:56PM  Whole Foods Vs. Kroger: A Healthy Food Fight at Investor's Business Daily
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01:10PM  Is Kroger a better stock than Whole Foods? at American City Business Journals
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11:47AM  Analyst: Wal-Mart only playing catch-up at CNBC
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10:12AM  Analyst downgrades Wal-Mart after pay hike CNBC
08:00AM  D.E. Shaw sells position in Kroger Market Realist
Feb-19-15 06:29PM  SUPERVALU (SVU) Upped to Strong Buy on Solid Q3 Results - Analyst Blog Zacks
01:08PM  Wal-Mart Beats Q4 Earnings on Comps Gain, Fx Woes Persist - Analyst Blog Zacks
10:00AM  Kroger to Webcast Fourth Quarter Conference Call with Investors PR Newswire
09:54AM  Will LabCorp (LH) Surprise Earnings Estimates this Season? - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:04AM  Wal-Mart's big reset: Cramer CNBC
Feb-18-15 02:06PM  What Investors Need To Know About Walmarts US Segment Market Realist
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03:10PM  Cincinnati beverage startup lands Kroger deal, tries to re-sign Reds' Billy Hamilton at bizjournals.com
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Feb-12-15 06:00PM  Cramer: What is working CNBC
11:14AM  Whole Foods still isn't Kroger. And it won't ever be. Yahoo Finance
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The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer worldwide. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The company's combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items comprising apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. Its marketplace stores include full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, such as apparel, home goods, and toys. The company operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under two dozen banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith's. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,240 had fuel centers; and 320 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 786 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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